"I respect nature and never try to imitate it in my work, I believe we are human and all we can do is show nature the respect it deserves," says Joost Bakker. The influential sustainable designer discusses the limitless potential of biophilic design and shares his latest project, a new vertical garden system for Schiavello.
Developed by Bree Leech and Heather Nette King in collaboration with Andrea Lucena-Orr from Dulux, ‘Antidote: A Colour Cure’ includes four tactile palettes which provide a visual remedy to the sensory disconnect of our tech-heavy lifestyles.
Productivity and efficiency are simple to measure, but in today’s economy, businesses can’t survive without constant innovation and a focus on creativity. Sarah Kay of Woods Bagot looks at how designers can develop inspiring environments and provide tools to foster creativity.
A global shift in how the workplace functions is being driven by an emergent workforce that demands flexibility, comfort and embedded technology.
How do educators design the collaborative studio environment to suit 21st century practice? A topical article by Dr Nicki Wragg, senior lecturer in design at Swinburne University of Technology.
With a shift to apartment living, a new aesthetic of style and substance is permeating our cities. And more than evolving a style, the new approach to apartment living is evolving taste, as Kathy McKinnon discovers.
The competition for young design talents distinguishes five visionary bathroom concepts in the realm of the iF Concept Design Award 2014.
In celebration of the versatility of timber, the challenge is to produce all projects using a single material – American hardwood.
The entries have been shortlisted across various categories including Residential, Office, Hospitality, Retail, Education, Aged Care and Healthcare.
As the preeminent thought leader in her field, Leyla Acaroglu, and her firm Eco Innovators, has been championing systemic life cycle sustainability as key to a sustainable future.
Local designer and multi-disciplinary artist Misha Hollenbach will take over the Mezzanine stage with an installation at Melbourne's Forum Theatre as part of Sugar Mountain festival next month.